40+ Eye-Catching Mac Screensavers


40+ Eye-Catching Mac Screensavers

May 13, 2009 in Popular, Screen Savers | 5 Comments

Running screensaver can help you relax your mind and suppose to reduce damage to your display screen. But most importantly, nowadays screensavers are used to mesmerize everyone around them.

Knowing the importance of having unique, stunning screensaver, we are here to present you this article which consists of many screensavers that would catch your attention. No need to have long introduction here, let’s see what are those screensavers.

Note. Click on the title to go to screensaver download page.

Luminous Screensavers

Cause of its shining, glamorous moving particles, these screensavers achieve their best performance in the middle of darkness.

Ignis Fatui

Ignis Fatui Screensaver

Ignis Fatui is a screensaver that displays a simple particle system of drifting lights. By running this screensaver, you can create a romantic, comforting ambience around your Mac.

Strands

Strands Screensaver

Strands is a screensaver that shows a weave of glowing, flexing lines. Many selection of colors are available for this screensaver.

Phantom Butterflies

Phantom Butterflies Screensaver

Phantom Butterflies is a screensaver that shows a flock of glowing, ephemeral butterflies.

Helios

Helios Screensaver

Helios is a particle attraction/repulsion screensaver where blobs emit and receive multi-colored particles.

Skyrocket

Skyrocket Screensaver

It’s a firework screensaver!

Sprite Swarm

Sprite Swarm Screensaver

Screensaver that produces sprites of light. However, waiting for sprites of light to replicate sure takes a long time.

Matrix Saver

Matrix Saver Screensaver

MatrixSaver is a screensaver for Mac OS X that replicates the screen effects of the motion picture The Matrix.

Leopard Screensavers

Vortex, aurora, and time machine background are applied as the basic concept of these screensavers.

X-Galaxy

X-Galaxy Screensaver

Using the same concept as Leopard vortex wallpaper, the animation of this screensaver achieved a truly fantastic and hypnotic view with animated, full 3D version of moving star objects.

Time Machine

Time Machine Screensaver

Combining the awesomeness of time machine background animation, time machine screensaver has created a mind-blowing screensaver. This screensaver can also be used to visualize your RSS Feed.

Clock Screensavers

Sometimes, we really need to pay close attention to our time…

PolarClock

PolarClock Screensaver

Screensaver that shows current date and time with rings of colors. The animated change in color and updating of clock are simply stunning.

Fractal Clock

Fractal Clock Screensaver

Using fractals to build hands of clock and animate it according to the change in time makes this screensaver an attention getter, especially for those in love with abstract art.

DropClock

DropClock Screensaver

DropClock is an aesthetically intriguing motion clock screensaver. Every minute of real time is numerically expressed with heavy helvetica number dropping into water in super slow-motion.

Word Clock

Word Clock Screensaver

Word Clock is a typographic screensaver for Mac OS X and Windows. It displays a fixed list of all numbers and words sufficient to express any possible date and time as a sentence. Word Clock displays time by highlighting appropriate words as each second passes. In the snapshot above, we are using Rotary Word Clock.

Analogy

Analogy Screensaver

Analogy is a typographic clock which fuses the immediacy of digital with the visual-spatial quality of analogue into a hybrid format. It presents an everyday object with a fresh twist.

Due3 Clock

Due3 Clock Screensaver

Screensaver that shows Date&Time and visualizes an analog clock.

Digg Screensavers

As the most popular voting sites, it seems that Digg doesn’t want to lose to others in building their own unique screensavers.

Digg Swarm

Digg Swarm Screensaver

Digg Arc

Digg Arc Screensaver

Digg Stack

Digg Stack Screensaver

Digg BigSpy

Digg BigSpy Screensaver

Colorful Screensavers

Screensavers that are enhance by animation of multi-colored lines and shapes.

Fireflies

Fireflies Screensaver

This screensaver displays an animated blob of liquid glass that flows and deforms according to various patterns.

Flux

Flux Screensaver

This screensaver creates tons of moving light particles that occupy customizable number of flux fields. Many settings are available for you to play around with.

Watching these virtual fireflies dancing around your screen and leaving colorful trails will surely stupefy your mind.

Flocks

Flocks Screensaver

A screensaver that depicts a groups of flocks flying together by following defined leaders. With proper settings, the movement of all particles can produce a stunning scene.

Solar Winds

Solar Winds Screensaver

Another amazing screensaver that draws a movement of light particles with customizable number of emitters, winds, and particles.

Hyperspace

Hyperspace Screensaver

Hyperspace is a screensaver that sends its users on a virtual trip through a wormhole, just like the ones in some sci-fi TV shows and movies. Meanwhile, nebulas and stars fly by.

Cyclone

Cyclone Screensaver

This screensaver simulates the shape of cyclone that can sweep through every corner of your screen display.

Euphoria

Euphoria Screensaver

With layers of plasma-like objects, this screensaver keeps your eyes entertained. Good eye-candy for those who love colorful objects.

Filigree

Filigree Screensaver

Filigree is a screensaver that shows a network of lines as they weave elaborate and chaotic patterns through space.

Liquid Screensaver

Metamercury

Metamercury Screensaver

Ridiculously hypnotic, this screensaver lets you watch blobs of liquid material bouncing around, melding, separating, and bouncing some more. This screensaver is fully adjustable for a range of processor and 3D card speeds.

LotsaGlass

LotsaGlass Screensaver

Plasma Tunnel

Plasma Tunnel Screensaver

A screensaver that brings you to travel through an endless dimension of plasma tunnel.

Functional Screensaver

Besides being the eye-candy for you, these screensavers have other functionality, such as running movie, providing status notification, etc.

MovingPhotos3D

MovingPhotos3D Screensaver

This screensaver arranges your photos to form 3D constructions, such as a city block with buildings. It works better on machines with good graphics, such as the iMac or MacBook Pro.

Status Screensaver

Status Screensaver Screensaver

Status screensaver allows you to have quick notification of changes to your applications while your Mac runs in screensaver mode. You can choose any other screensaver you would like to run simultaneously (as the background) with the status bar at the bottom of the screen.

SaveHollywood

SaveHollywood Screensaver

This screensaver allows you to display QuickTime Movies as a screensaver. You can also either select a file or a directory to watch. If you select a file, the movie will loop. If you select a directory, files within this directory will be played sequentially.

Econ

Econ Screensaver

The screensaver that loads your icon and uses it as the moving objects.

ShuffleSaver

ShuffleSaver Screensaver

Screensaver that uses Flickr API to load millions of photos or pictures from Flickr and display them in a slideshow mode with certain transition.

DashSaver

DashSaver Screensaver

A screensaver that shows user’s Dashboard upon activation.

Special Effect Screensavers

Fenêtres Volantes

Fenêtres Volantes Screensaver

After some idle time to enter the state of screensaver, all opened windows will fly off from their position on the screen and flutter in the void. Upon exiting from screensaver mode, the windows will immediately fly back and stuck to their original position.

LotsaWater

LotsaWater Screensaver

This screensaver renders a fairly realistic water effect over your desktop, showing it distorted through the wavy surface of the water as raindrops fall on the surface.

Desktop Tiles

Desktop Tiles Screensaver

Desktop Tiles is a simple screensaver that takes a screenshot of the entire screen and turns into a puzzle, randomly moving the tiles.

Scattered Flurries

Scattered Flurries Screensaver

Scattered Flurries is a screensaver that shows snow falling gently in the breeze. Customizations up to certain level are provided, such as background image, wind speed, and amount of snow.

Snowfall

Snowfall Screensaver

Screensaver that adds snowflakes to static background image.

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